GLENVILLE -- New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Douglas Baker commander of the 501st Ordnance Battalion and Command Sgt. Maj. Anthony Giamberdino case the battalions colors during a deployment ceremony at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Glenville N.Y. on June 10 2021. Members of the 501st Ordnance Battalion are trained to provide mission command and supervision of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) operations and functions to include administration and logistical support of assigned units.
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WIVB -- Sat, 23 Oct 2021 Youngstowns Best Warrior Competition kicks off (video) YOUNGSTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB) Friday kicked off the annual Best Warrior Competition in Youngstown. 15 national guard soldiers from across the state are competing in a three-day test of knowledge,... (more)
USA Today -- Wed, 20 Oct 2021 Fact check: National Guard members would need vaccination to help with New York health care The claim: Nurses fired for refusing vaccine in New York can be replaced by unvaccinated National Guard members The vaccine mandate for New York health care workers has sparked a misinformed... (more)
Accuweather, -- Wed, 20 Oct 2021 New York National Guard trains with Brazil (Video) A pilot with the 106th Rescue Wing says this type of training helps improve techniques during combat missions and for severe weather operations too.